- Performance of R&D projects
- Performance of standardisation projects
(DIN NA 062-08-16 AA, DIN NA 62-08-18 AA, ISO TC201, ISO TC202)
- Imaging failure analysis (e.g. on silicone contamination, delamination failure and other contamination problems)
- Advice and information on the use of analytical microanalysis and surface chemical analysis
ISO Definitions for Terms used in Surface Chemical Analysis and scanning-probe microscopy
The surface chemical analysis vocabulary developed under ISO TC 201 Surface Chemical Analysis provides the definitions for scientific terms in the two ISO International Standards:
ISO 18115-1: 2013(E) - Surface chemical analysis - Vocabulary - Part 1, General terms and terms used in spectroscopy
ISO 18115-2: 2013(E) - Surface chemical analysis - Vocabulary - Part 2, Terms used in scanning-probe microscopy
These Vocabularies are available from ISO (International Standards Organization in Geneva) or, for Germany, through DIN in German language.
The English definitions are freely available from ISO as PDFs at the ISO portal but also on the ISO Online Browsing Platform.
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